2006 Buick Lucerne Thermostat replacement

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How to change a thermostat on a GM 3800, the fastest way

This is the way I like to change the thermostats on the 3.8 liter engines. The main difference is how I manage getting the cooling system "drained" to swap it out. It saves quite a bit of time. This applies to any GM 3.8 L / 3800 Series I II III (One, Two, or Three) 1, 2, or 3. L36, L26, L67, L32 Common vehicles with the 3800: Pontiac: Grand Prix, Bonneville, Firebird Chevy/Chevrolet: Impala, Monte Carlo, Camaro Buick: Regal, LeSabre, Park Ave, Century, Riviera, Reatta Oldsmobile: Silhouette

How to Fix a Overheating Car Engine | Scotty Kilmer

Engine overheating. How to fix a overheating car engine on your car DIY with Scotty Kilmer. How to repair overheating problems. There are many reasons why a car engine could overheat such as, cooling system leaking, radiator problems, bad thermostat or blown head gasket. Overheating troubleshooting, inspection and repair. DIY car repair with Scotty Kilmer, an auto mechanic for the last 42 years. ⬇️Things used in this video: 1. Pressure Tester: http://amzn.to/2yZwYpG 2. Combustion Leak Detector: http://amzn.to/2BAsbOn 3. Flashlight: http://amzn.to/2kwtiu3 4. Common Sense 5. Full HD Camera: http://amzn.to/2AvoEk7 6. My computer for editing / uploading: http://amzn.to/2i2sKYz 7. Video editing software: http://amzn.to/2jv5Fhf 8. Thumbnail software: http://amzn.to/2k7tz6C 🛠Check out my Garage to see what I use every day and highly recommend: https://www.amazon.com/shop/scottykilmer ❗️Check out the Scotty store: https://goo.gl/RwhRGU 👉Follow me on Instagram for the latest news, funnies, and exclusive info / pics: https://goo.gl/ohy2cA Consider subscribing and press the bell 🛎 icon to be notified of all new videos. And remember, every day (7 days a week), I upload a new video on the Scotty Kilmer Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/scottykilmer Also, if you like my car help, be sure to watch my live car talk show, every Thursday afternoon at 1 CST and Saturday morning at 10 AM CST on YouTube. I answer your car questions LIVE there. Just check it out at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yQtdBelbqdg Scotty Kilmer is a participant in the Amazon Influencer Program. #morescottystuff

What Happens If You Fill Up a Car with Bleach?

Bleach is pretty awesome, but can it keep a vehicle running instead of gas? Time to find out. FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/techrax TWITTER: https://twitter.com/techrax INSTAGRAM: http://instagram.com/techrax

9 Used Cars You Should NEVER Buy

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Filling and Bleeding the Cooling System on a GM 3.8L Series 2 V-6

In this video I'll be showing you how to fill and bleed the cooling system on a GM 3.8L V-6. The particular vehicle I'm working on in this video is a 2001 Pontiac Bonneville. Note: the procedure may vary given the make, model and year of your 3.8L, so a manual will be needed. The steps to performing this procedure are as follows.... Warning! Making automotive repairs is inherently dangerous, especially when the cooling system is being worked on. Use extreme caution when working with the cooling system as personal injury could occur. Heed all warnings given in this video and in your repair manual and owners manual and warnings written on your vehicle or auto parts on your vehicle. Repair your vehicle at your own risk. Step 1: Remove the radiator cap and crack the bleeder screw. Use a thick wet rag to cover the radiator cap before removing it. Even if you think the cooling system is cool and depressurized you could be wrong. Use the wet rag and maybe a glove as added insurance. Keep your face away. Step 2: Fill the radiator. Fill the radiator until the coolant level quits falling and stays flush with the filler neck. Be patient. Once the radiator is filled place the radiator cap back onto the radiator and twist it shut. Close the bleeder valve on the thermostat housing. Step 3: Start the vehicle turn the heater on full hot and allow it to run until the lower radiator hose gets warm. Your engine temperature should be around 190 degrees F about that time. While you are waiting for things to warm up crack the bleeder screw on the thermostat housing again. This will allow any trapped air to escape the engine. Close the bleeder screw after the hose lower radiator hose gets warm and or coolant is constantly flowing out of the bleeder screw. Please note: If hose does not get warm in 5-10 minutes and or the engine temperature does not get to 190 degrees F shut the bleeder screw and shut down the engine. The cooling system may have excess air which could give a false temperature reading and cause the engine to over heat. Go to step 4. Step 4: Keep the engine shut off for 2-3 hrs and allow it to cool completely. Step 5: Open the radiator cap again. Use caution and instructions given previously. If the radiator is low then fill it and repeat steps 1-5. It may take 2-3 times of running this procedure to get all the air out of the system. Please note: It is extremely important to get all the air out of the cooling system or overheating could occur. Also, be sure that the system is free of leaks before driving the vehicle. This should be done by pressurizing the cooling system while checking for leaks. I do not have the information for that procedure as of yet, but I'm working on it. Also, I'm sure you noticed, the coolant I used is not Dex-cool. Its extended life multi-vehicle coolant. While I used this on my vehicle it is not my recommendation that you use this in your vehicle. Use only what the manufacturer of your vehicle recommends. Please note: NEVER OPEN THE COOLING SYSTEM OR TAKE THE RADIATOR CAP OFF WHEN THE VEHICLE IS HOT! Be sure the vehicle has been off for at least 2-3 hours before opening radiator cap. Here is a link to a video showing how to check for cooling system leaks using a pressure tester. https://youtu.be/ue86SVk4rGU DISCLAIMER Barbour's Auto Help is not responsible for any damage or personal injury incurred in the process of performing any auto repairs done by you the viewer. It is the viewers responsibility to verify all information and procedures as outlined in YOUR REPAIR MANUAL AND OWNERS MANUAL FOR YOUR VEHICLE. Owning and using a repair manual suited for your vehicle is essential for correctly and safely performing ANY repair to your vehicle. Always wear safety glasses and heed all instructions for use applicable to any piece of equipment you may use. Due to circumstances out of the control of Barbours Auto Help, Barbours Auto Help makes no guaranty that by the use of the information given in this video a quality repair will be made. Barbour'sAutoHelp makes no guaranty that the information provided is totally complete, syncronized and accurate. Verify everything using an appropriate repair manual. You can do it. Do it right and do it safely. Repair your vehicle at your own risk! Barbour's auto help does not guaranty a proper repair using these techniques. Music by: Zombie Rock by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Artist: http://audionautix.com/ Created with MAGIX Movie Edit Pro 2016

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